Definition of preferential:
bias, partial, inequity, cruelty, partiality, special, discriminative, imbalance, unusual, invidious, inequality, favorite, advantageous, prejudiced, nepotism, fair, favorable, preferred, injustice, cronyism, discriminatory.
- "Are we Ruined by the Germans?", Harold Cox.
- "The Passionate Friends", Herbert George Wells.
Ever since the expulsion by the Germans at the end of 1914, the Japanese had held Kiaochow Bay, which includes the port of Tsingtau; they had stationed troops along the whole extent of the Shantung Railway; and by the treaty following the Twenty- one Demands, they had preferential treatment as regards all industrial undertakings in Shantung.- "The Problem of China", Bertrand Russell.